Canoe & Kayak Trips

Canoe & Kayak Trips: 7-9 miles

  • Canoe: 7-mile trip=$65.00 per canoe • 9-mile trip =$68.00 per canoe
  • Kayak: 7-mile trip=$45.00 per kayak • 9-mile trip=$48.00 per kayak
  • Tandems: 7-mile trip=$65.00 per tandem • 9-mile trip=$68.00 per tandem

Group Rental Rates

Note: Payment must be made by one person.

  • 10 canoes or more (5% off)
  • 10 kayaks or more (5% off)
  • 10 tandems or more (5% off)
  • 25 tubes or more (5% off)

Multi-Day Rentals (2 day minimum)

  • Canoe: $65 per canoe each day, $50 per day after 2 days
  • Kayak: $45 per kayak per day, $35 per day after 2 days

NOTE: An extra $100 delivery/pickup fee applies when requesting delivery/pickup.


  • Shenandoah: $30 per tube (this includes 2 trips, same day float, launched before 2 p.m. Tubes launched after 2 p.m. include 1 trip only)
  • Floating Coolers: $15 each

NOTE: Personal tube shuttle, $20 per person.

Offsite Rental Rates

  • Offsite rentals are $10 off regular rental rates. The customer has use of the equipment for one business day. All pick ups and returns must be completed during business hours unless otherwise prearranged. All equipment MUST be returned no later than the start of the next business day.

Aquablazing Rentals/Purchases

AT Hikers that want to aquablaze via the Shenandoah River just to the west of Shenandoah National Park, can rent or purchase equipment for this 50+ mile stretch of the trail. We charge a minimum of $280 per boat rental for the trip (which includes dam shuttle during business hours). Rates change with 3 or more boat rentals, so please inquire about multiple boat pricing.

We also offer the option to purchase used equipment with a “Boat Buy Back” Program.

Canoe Pricing
Used Canoes: $650.00
Canoe Buy Back Refund:
Used Canoes: $150.00
Total cost per person: $250.00

Kayak Pricing
Used Kayaks: $450 per kayak
Kayak Buy Back Refund:
Used Kayaks: $100.00 per kayak
Total cost of $350.00 for a solo experience.

Visit our A.T. Aquablaze page for detailed information about this trip.

Our Policies


  • Two person limit, per canoe unless a small minor is involved.
  • Must be 15 or older to operate.
  • Combined weight in the canoe must not exceed 600 pounds.
  • Minors must weigh at least 30 pounds and be accompanied by an adult.
  • Rule of thumb for minors; are you comfortable with possibility that your child may be thrown into the middle of the river if your boat capsizes?


  • Using a kayak can accommodate odd numbered parties.
  • Combined weight in the kayak must not exceed 250 pounds.
  • Minors must weigh at least 30 pounds and be accompanied by an adult.
  • Kayaks tend to travel about ½ an hour faster than canoes in normal river conditions.


  • We recommend all participants wear appropriate foot wear, but especially the tubers.
  • You will lose flip-flops or other heel-less foot wear.
  • Floods and people have contributed to various sharp objects in the river.

Floating Cooler

  • Refreshments are a must on a hot summer tubing trip.
  • These coolers are perfect for your float and cost $15 each to rent.
  • As with all our trips, we ask all participants to leave the river with the trash you bring to it.
  • Trash bags will NOT be supplied.

Hauling Your Canoe or Kayak

Yes, we will haul your personal equipment to or from the Elkton or Grovehill boat launches.  A complimentary shuttle is provided for all our trips listed above. The rates below are for standard day trips only. A $20 charge applies for longer trips. These rates DO NOT apply to Appalachian Trail Hikers. We stop normal operations at the 211 bridge. All other special trips can be prearranged.

  • Tube shuttle: $20.00 per person
  • Cooler shuttle: $15.00 per cooler
  • Canoe shuttle : 7-mile trip=$35.00 per canoe • 9-mile trip =$30.00 per person
  • Kayak: $30.00 per kayak
  • Tandems: $35.00 per tandem


All rentals include life vests, paddles and
a complimentary shuttle.
Visa, Master Card  & Discover Accepted.
Venmo also accepted.

All credit card rentals, will be charged a $2 processing fee.
All other trips and rates must be made in advance by calling 1-888-309-7222.

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